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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A substance or thing made of two or more combined parts.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A substance or thing made of two or more combined parts. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To make a difficult situation worse by adding more problems.

Usage examples (37)
  • All human power is a compound of time and patience.
  • Soap is a compound substance
  • compound the ingredients
  • Adjective : Soap is a compound substance. ,The mouth is a compound organ. ,a compound fruit for more
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